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News from our college is also featured on the University Marketing and Public Relations News site. Above are some recent stories we've shared. To find more, visit our FacebookTwitter and Instagram pages.

If you have a potential story to share, please contact the Swenson College Communications Specialist Valerie Coit at or 218-726-8651.


Swenson College events are included in the UMD Events Calendar. We also offer a variety of Outreach Events for K-12 youth. If you have any questions about our Outreach efforts, contact Charity Rupp at or 218-726-7409.


The Right Tools for Great Lakes Monitoring

NRRI's Great Lakes Environmental Indicators project

Declining Species Finds Home in Minnesota

“The Golden-winged Warbler has a few things going against it,” said NRRI researcher, Alexis Grinde. 
Rocketry Team

First Place Win for Rocketry Team

The Bulldog Rocketry team placed first in the 2015-2016 NASA Space Grant Midwest High Power Rocketry Competition. 

The Complex Science Behind Rocks, Water, and Wood

Science is frustrating. The more we know, the more we realize how much we don’t know. 

Mixing It Up: Bulldogs Put Greener Concrete to the Test

UMD Civil Engineering students are testing four new eco-friendly concrete formulas on the UMD campus.

Local Leaders & Businesses Meet To Discuss Sustainable Energy Efforts

UMD hosts two day workshop to discuss renewable energy efforts in Duluth.
Student with Diploma

Spring 2016 Graduates

Congratulations to all of our undergraduate and graduate students for this major milestone. 
Students Showing Off Rings

New Members of the Order

Swenson students join the Order of the Engineer.
Student Receiving Award

Air Force Officers Commissioned

Graduating seniors are commissioned and assigned to their new roles in the United States Air Force.

New Members of the Order

Swenson students join the Order of the Engineer.


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